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Residence Halls

First-year student

All of our buildings for first-year students include twin XL beds, desks, desk chairs and wardrobes. All of our spaces are air conditioned and have Wi-Fi access and digital cable internet capabilities. We offer double, triple and quadruple rooms. All five first-year residence halls are coed to varying degrees, by floor, wing or alternating room. You can indicate your housing preference on the housing questionnaire.

Returning student

You will receive emails in late February/early March about housing for the next year. You will be asked to sign a contract that will guarantee housing and once that is complete you can proceed to find roommates in groups of 2,3,4,6 or 8 depending on the area you wish to live.

Returning Student Housing Booklet

A Look Inside Freshman Residence Halls


Location on the Academic Quad, just seconds away from most academic buildings and across the Quad from the Ethel K. Smith Library. The most historic residence hall on campus, it offers double and quad rooms, two bathrooms per floor and a shared laundry facility. Alumni is a co-ed community. The Office of Residence Life and Involvement is located on the first floor. Single-gender rooms and bathrooms with mixed-gender floors.


  • Window: 3'11" W x 4'9" H
  • Window AC Unit: 2'3" W x 1' H
  • Bed: 6'7" L x 3.25" W
  • Mattress: 35" W x 78" L
  • Closet: 4'L x 4'W x 8'2" H
  • Desk: 3'5" L x 1'8" W x 2'7" H
  • Dresser: 2'5" L x 1'8" W x 3'2" H
*First-year housing

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Located across the street from the Dickson-Palmer Center and near the W.T. Harris Dining Hall. It offers double and triple rooms, common bathrooms on each floor and shared laundry facilities. It also has a community kitchen. Single-gender floors.


  • Window: 3'10" W x 3'11" H
  • Window AC Unit: 3'7" W x 1'1" H
  • Sink: 2'11" L x 2'1" W x 2'10" H
  • Bed: 6'7" L x 3'2.5" W 
  • Mattress: 35" W x 78" L
  • Closet: 3'10" L x 2'3" W x 5'6" H
  • Desk: 3'11 L x 2' W x 2'6" H
*First-year housing

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JM Smith

Located between the McGee center and the Batte Center. JM Smith offers double rooms with lounges, common bathrooms and shared laundry facilities amd common rooms on each floor. There is also a community kitchen. Single-gender floors/wings.


  • Window: 3'6" W x 4'10" H
  • Sink: 1'8" L x 1'10"W
  • Bed: 35" W x 78" L
  • Wardrobe: 4' L x 1'10" W x 4'8" H
  • Desk: 3'6" L x 1'10"W
  • AC Unit: 3'6" L x 1'7" H
*First-year housing

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Located by the baseball field. Features a firepit and grills. Northeast offers suite-style residence with common bathrooms,  individual sinks in the room. Has lounges, shared laundry facilities and common rooms on each floor. There is also a community kitchen. 


  • Window: 3'10" W x 4'10" H
  • Sink: 1'11" L x 5'6"W
  • Bed: 35" W x 78" L
  • Wardrobe: 4' 6 L x 2'9" W 
  • Desk: 2' L x 2'6 "W x 29.5" H
  • AC Unit: 3'6" L x 1'7" H
*First-year housing

Photos of Northeast

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Things To Know

More information can be found on the Residence Life page under the tab "About the process."